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posted by liberiangirl_mj
Most Hindus worship one Being of ultimate oneness (Brahman) through infinite representations of gods and goddesses. These various manifestations of gods and goddesses become incarnate within idols, temples, gurus, rivers, animals, etc.

Hindus see their position in this present life as based on their actions in a Назад life. If their behavior before was evil, they might experience tremendous hardships in this life. A Hindu's goal is to become free from the law of karma...to be free from continuous reincarnations.

There are three possible ways to end this cycle of karma: 1. Be lovingly devoted...
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posted by liberiangirl_mj
Muslims believe there is the one almighty God, named Allah, who is infinitely superior to and transcendent from humankind. Allah is viewed as the creator of the universe and the Источник of all good and all evil. Everything that happens is Allah's will. He is a powerful and strict judge, who will be merciful toward followers depending on the sufficiency of their life's good works and religious devotion. A follower's relationship with Allah is as a servant to Allah.

Though a Muslim honors several prophets, Muhammad is considered the last prophet and his words and lifestyle are that person's authority....
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Christians believe in a loving God who has revealed himself and can be personally known in this life. With Иисус Christ, the person's focus is not on religious rituals или performing good works, but on enjoying a relationship with God and growing to know him better.

Faith in Иисус Christ himself, not just in his teachings, is how the Christian experiences joy and a meaningful life. In his life on Earth, Иисус did not identify himself as a prophet pointing to God или as a teacher of enlightenment. Rather, Иисус claimed to be God in human form. He performed miracles, forgave people of their sin...
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posted by liberiangirl_mj
Buddhists do not worship any gods или God. People outside of Buddhism often think that Buddhists worship the Buddha. However, the Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama) never claimed to be divine, but rather he is viewed by Buddhists as having attained what they are also striving to attain, which is spiritual enlightenment and, with it, freedom from the continuous cycle of life and death. Most Buddhists believe a person has countless rebirths, which inevitably include suffering. A Buddhist seeks to end these rebirths. Buddhists believe it is a person's cravings, aversion and delusion that cause these rebirths....
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